Adaptation and validation of the short version WHOQOL-HIV in Ethiopia.

@article{Tesfaye2016AdaptationAV,
  title={Adaptation and validation of the short version WHOQOL-HIV in Ethiopia.},
  author={Markos Tesfaye and Mette Frahm Olsen and G irmay Medhin and Henrik Friis and Charlotte Hanlon and Lotte Holm},
  journal={International journal of mental health systems},
  year={2016},
  volume={10},
  pages={
          29
        }
}
BACKGROUND Quality of life of patients is an important element in the evaluation of outcome of health care, social services and clinical trials. The WHOQOL instruments were originally developed for measurement of quality of life across cultures. However, there were concerns raised about the cross-cultural equivalence of the WHOQOL-HIV when used among people with HIV in Ethiopia. Therefore, this study aimed at adapting the WHOQOL-HIV bref for the Ethiopian setting. METHODS A step-wise… CONTINUE READING
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